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Man Utd alerted as Ireland fears for Man City future

Stephen Ireland fears being squeezed out of Manchester City.

The Times says Ireland fears that he could be forced to look for a new club amid concerns that he does not figure in Roberto Mancini's long-term plans.

Manchester United have been linked with the player in the past, but it is hard to envisage City allowing him to join their fierce rivals.

He would not leave the club lightly and accepts that competition for places will be intense, but is unlikely to stay if it means fighting a losing battle.

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